The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Middlesex, VA; Essex, VA; King and Queen, VA; King William, VA starting on 2019/04/14 22:53. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’
The best action to take according to NWS is to take shelter during this event. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.
Read the full alert from NWS
The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a
- Tornado Warning for:
Central King and Queen County in east central Virginia
Northwestern Middlesex County in eastern Virginia
Southeastern King William County in east central Virginia
Southeastern Essex County in east central Virginia
- Until 245 AM EDT.
- At 152 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near King And Queen Court House, moving northeast at 50
SOURCE Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
- This dangerous storm will be near:
Little Plymouth around 200 AM EDT.
Center Cross, Dunnsville and Jamaica around 210 AM EDT.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Howertons, Laneview, Nesting, Bowlers Wharf, Upright, Ino,
Dragonville, Montague, Rose Garden and Crouch.